Silent Install Switches (v6.3.0 - v6.5.0)

This page describes the command-line parameters that can be used to install the Simplify Suite, ScrewDrivers, and other products in silent mode without a user interface.


Version

This information is for version 6.3.0 through v6.5.0.

Parameter Groups

Tricerat supports several parameter groups.  The following table shows which parameter groups apply to each product.


Parameter GroupScrewDrivers ClientSimplify SuiteScrewDrivers ServerScrewDrivers Print ServerService Based Printers
BasicYesYesYesYesYes
Licensing -YesYes -Yes
Features -Yes -Yes -
Database -Yes -YesYes

Basic Parameters

Applies to: All installers

/exelang <language choice code>    English = 1033, French = 1036, German = 1031, Japanese = 1041 and Spanish = 1034

/exenoui tells the installer not to display any dialogs

/qn is a MSIEXEC command line switch to tell Windows Installer to run silently

APPDIR=<fully qualified path name>  This parameter can be used to override the destination installation folder

Licensing Parameters

Applies to: Simplify Suite, ScrewDrivers Server, and Service Based Printers

For a license server:

LICENSE_MODE=LicenseServer

LICENSE_PATH=<port number@FQDN of license server>  Unless there is a specific requirement the port number should be set to 6200.

For an activation code:

LICENSE_MODE=LicenseActivate

ACTIVATION_CODE_PROP=<ABCD-1234-EFGH-5678>  The activation code is provided to each customer by Tricerat.

Feature Parameters

Applies to: Simplify Suite and ScrewDrivers Print Server 

ADDLOCAL=<comma-delimited list of selected features>  ADDLOCAL=ALL will install all product features.

For Simplify Suite:

  • Required features for all Simplify Suite installations
    • RequiredFilesAndRegistry
    • SimplifySuite – Must be selected when any component of the Simplify Suite is desired for installation
    • Database – Installs the database components, required for all installs.
    • SimplifyLicensing – Installs the licensing feature, required for all installs.
  • Optional features
    • SimplifyConsole – Installs the management console
    • SimplifyPrinting – Install Simplify Printing
    • SimplifyProfiles – Installs Simplify Profiles
    • SimplifyDesktop – Install Simplify Desktop
    • SimplifyLockdown – Install Simplify Lockdown

For ScrewDrivers Print Server:

  • Optional features
    • PrintJobReporting – Installs the print job reporting feature

Database Parameters

Applies to: Simplify Suite, ScrewDrivers Print Server, and Service Based Printers

SQLSERVER_SERVER_PROP=<SQL Server name>

SQLSERVER_DATABASE=<SQL Server database name>

For SQL authentication:

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PROP=UserDefined

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_USERNAME=<SQL Login ID>, e.g. “sa”

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PASSWORD=<SQL password>

For Windows authentication (using static or fixed credentials):

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PROP=StaticWindowsAuth

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_USERNAME=<Windows user name>, e.g. “TriceratSimplify”

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PASSWORD=<Windows password> 

TRI_SQLSERVER_AUTH=Yes

For Windows authentication (using credentials of logged-on user):

SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PROP=TrustedConnection 

Simplify Suite Example

SimplifySuite_6.3.0.17034_x64.exe /exelang 1033 /exenoui /qn APPDIR="T:\Program Files\Tricerat" LICENSE_MODE=LicenseServer LICENSE_SERVER_ADDR_PROP=6200@LicenseServer.tricerat.com ADDLOCAL=RequiredFilesAndRegistry,SimplifySuite,Database,SimplifyPrinting,SimplifyLicensing SQLSERVER_SERVER_PROP=SHEINECKSqlServer SQLSERVER_DATABASE=Simplify SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PROP=UserDefined SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_USERNAME=sa SQLSERVER_AUTHENTICATION_PASSWORD=sapwd

ScrewDrivers Client Example

ScrewDriversClient_6.3.0.17034_x64.exe /exelang 1033 /exenoui /qn